check out the. The only Glock I would really feel the desire to have a Gen 2 version of is the 19. I believe that a Gen 3 gun will be a more accurate, better-fitting Glock (but I'm not impuigning the accuracy of the previous generation Glocks). I don't have a Gen2, but do have an early Gen3 and Gen4. You would see a lot more problems with them and far more often if that was the case. Y. I like that they filled that in on the Gen 3. The Gen 3 guns further fixed the hand slip problem of the AD’s (this Glock still contending their guns have NEVER had an AD problem) by adding finger groves to the polymer frame of the Glock. First, the use of the fingergrooves on the frontstrap I see as beneficial-not so much because of the fingergrooves per se, but because to incorporate them, Glock by definition had to remove/displace enough polymer that, along with the subtle rear tang's re-sculpting, makes a Gen 3 a much more natural indexing/pointing gun for me; the earlier generation Glocks tended to initially point high in my hand, requiring correction. Firearms must be shipped via Fedex Overnight, to your selected FFL. This is a flat rate, $40 charge. The Glock was purchased used (a previous Law Enforcement issue) and in good shape. I would not own a Gen 2 if I had Gen 3 or 4 options. If they made a RTF-2HARSH I'd buy it. In the past I have had a lot of 40's in 22 and 27 and never had any issues. No, not all GLOCK magazines are interchangeable. "The path to enlightenment is littered with bodies of the ignorant.". Generation 2 magazines On top of that, there have been changes to the line between full generations, for instance the glock 26 is available in a generation 2.5. The finger grooves of the more recent guns don't fit my hands, and I have little need for a light rail. It has the newest "dot" connector and let me tell you, it works. Z. view all manufacturers. I prefer the non-FG/R frames. I usually carry with a weaponmounted light and find that it is convenient to have the rail on my glocks. I don't care about finger grooves either way. Also, the Gen 3 will have a checkered style backing on the grip, as well as finger grooves. You will feel the same 5.5-pound semi-double action trigger pull on both the Glock 19 Gen 3 and the Glock 19 Gen 4. Buy a Glock 22 Gen 3 online. Glock updated their design in 1988 and 2nd Generation (Gen 2) handguns incorporated new checkering and serrations on the grip (top right). Hello everyone, finished my final exams and have a little time. Used GLOCK 22 Gen 3 with 2 magazines Condition shown is typical. Glock 22 Gen 3 vs. Gen 4 Discussion in 'General Glocking' started by Deputydave, Feb 20, 2020 . This is a table-top review and comparison of the Glock 19 Gen 5 and the changes it has made in evolution since the Gen 2. Exactly. It was added to the Glock Gen 3 pistols, so any holster for Gen 1 or Gen 2 - which had the same slides and mostly the same frames - would not work in a holster for the Gen 3 and later. The first thing I noticed is my newest gen 4 is incredibly smooth and has the best trigger on any of my Glock handguns. Powered by vBulletin® Version 4.2.5 Copyright © 2021 vBulletin Solutions, Inc. All rights reserved. Hello guys Im back to review my brand new Glock 22 Gen 3 made in USA . +1 Gen2 G19 is my CCW. I have a Glock 22 Gen 3 that is about 10 years old with some decent volume rounds through it and am tempted to trade it for a new Gen 4 if accuracy is better - but the Gen 3 has been just about flawless and I don't want to trade into some Gen 4 issues. The 21sf rtf2 is my favorite .45. Sell your Glock 22 Gen 3 for FREE today on GunsAmerica! I plan to use a We are talking lowest bidder type shit too... Not all of the pistols are new either. Filter by Firearm: -- Select a Make-- 1911 2011 Accu-II Accu-Mag Accuracy International Aero Agnstadt Arms AK-47 AK-74 AKM Alex Pro Firearms American Classic American Defense Mfg American Tactical Imports AMT Anschutz APF AR .308 AR-15 Arex Defense Arisaka Armalite Armi Sport Arsenal Inc Auto Ordnance Battle Arms Development Bauer Benelli Benjamin … If this is your first visit, be sure to My pinky is the only finger that fits a grove and because of the groves 1/3 of my pinky hangs off the bottom of the grip! I love the Gen3's but when I wanted a smooth CCW, I found a well taken care of Gen2 19 and love it. 05-24-12, 20:56 #2. Many people regard the generation 2 frame as the pinnacle of Glock frame design. View Full Version : Glock Gen2 Extra Desirable? Kafr. glock 22 By far the most popular police service pistol in the United States, the GLOCK 22 fires the potent 40 S&W cartridge and holds more rounds for its size and weight than most other full-sized handgun in … ... over the years Glock has incorporated many obvious and not so obvious component, fit and finish changes. I love the light rail and HATE the finger groves, each finger takes up a grove and a half. These magazines are notched on the right side for the magazine release. Glock has been around since 1963 and in 1981 Glock handguns as we know them were born. Although the Gen 4 had some problems between 200-1000 rounds, it seems to have worked itself out fine for now.....although I'm scared it'll start malfunctioning again at 4000 or so rounds from what I've read about these guns. As with all Glock 19 generations, the Glock 19 Gen 3 and the Glock 19 Gen 4 retain their industry changing striker fire design. New Gen 3 + 4 G22 also for Sale. Mainly the grip and the front by the barrel. More than most people would even realize. Above is a view of the Glock 17 Gen 5 next to a Glock 34 Gen 4. The generation 2 frame is ONE stop short of a custom undercut. Show closes the gap between the heavy .45 rounds and the internationally proven 9 x 19mm service calibers. There is one major issue specific to the Glock 22 Gen3 that I have first hand experience with. I know about the cosmetic differences like the accessory rail and raised finger spacers, but I want to know if there is any mechanical differences that would sway my decision either way. Note the thumb shelf, and additional pin on the locking piece introduced in the Gen 3 pistol, and the different texture on the pistol grip plus improved and enlaregd mag release button on the Gen 4 My question is should I keep the new Gen 3 I bought or swap it out for a Gen 4 G22? I was wondering if there was anything especially desirable about these 2 pin Gen2 guns. Three Glock 17 generations compared: from left, Gen 2, Gen 3 and Gen 4. Mar 24, 2012 #2 . I have a Gen 3 26 and Gen 4 23 and know the difference on them. There are some generational differences with GLOCK magazines. This is one of the features that moved Glock to the head of the pack. Imagine owning hundreds or thosands. Full review in detail. I would very much like to see Glock do another run of non-FG/R guns. Otherwise Gen 3 is OK, even then Gen 3 is just fine as well. Magsz, both my right and left "bird" fingers have the big knots,also.This is from shooting quite a few other Glocks,but the Gen 2's have been my carry/defense pistols for 18 years. The other generations have not been around in quite a while. I think its personal preferance I like the gen3 21sf or 20sf out of all glocks ive ever shot I think gen 1s are the most desireble just because they are old. +1. My duty weapon is a early gen 2 glock 23. But the Gen 2 is too "slippery" for my tastes. Its just plain comfortable compared to the gen 3 and 4 guns. Glock 22 Gen 3 for sale and auction. ... including examples from both gen 2 and gen 3, and I have put thousands of rounds through each off them without experiencing problems of this kind. Alot of other people agree. The Glock Gen 3 series features a single recoil spring, as opposed to the double spring of the Gen 4 and Gen 5 series. My Glock22 is older and has no finger groves in it. So yes, with the recent GEN 4 debacle, they are rare as hens teeth. I carry a G22 gen 3 at work. GLOCK has announced plans to expand the Gen 5 pistols to include .40 caliber pistols. :big_boss: In my eyes, a generation 2 frame shape with RTF2 or the Gen 4 texturing would be absolutely superb. Definetely more comfortable and natural feeling to me than the Gen 3,although I am liking the Gen 3 more and more. Second, over the years Glock has incorporated many obvious and not so obvious component, fit and finish changes. After countless thousands upon thousands of rounds through Gen 3 9mm's I no longer flip people off because of my embarrassing deformity. Alot of people absolutely despise the finger grooves, myself included. I owned a G22 Gen3 for years and put countless trouble-free rounds through until I put a TLR-2 on it. Generation 1 magazines. While I agree that a Gen 2 Glock is an excellent pistol, I much prefer the Gen 3 Glocks, for several reasons. I currently have all Gen 3 9mm in 17's and 26's. I wanted to put my new 23 gen 4 through its paces and do a comparison to my Gen 3 23. They have come in basically 5 generations, and this is a breakdown of the relevant differences. Making the Gen 3’s easy to spot from Glock Gen 2’s and 1’s. Glock categorizes their guns as Generation 1, Generation 2, Generation 3, Generation 4, and recently Generation 5. Thanks guy for my first post but longtime guest. The .40 caliber Glock 22 introduced at the 1990 S.H.O.T. I have a 17,19,21sf and 22 all rtf2's i like them alot but have not carried any of them yet. The order in the picture is a bit mixed up, but this is how it goes: 17 frame, 34 slide, 17 slide, and 34 frame. I have a gen 2 G23 it's been retired and sits in my safe. Stay tuned for more content like this. I'll bet they have been riden fairly hard but maybe I am wrong. Tons of Police trades at my LGS, most look like Gen 2 G22s and G21s. My EDC G23 is such a gun. Its a no frills, no nonsense straight to the point weapon. Also, these pistols end up in service for 10+ years all while being passed around to different officers and being handled by some who don't take care of them. Introduction to a Glock 22 Gen 2 project. Okay, so I’m going to assume you mean between a Generation 3 and a Generation 4 Glock 22. Yes, I now noticed that I have very very rough skin in that portion of my middle finger, and remember developing callouses there before. buckeye, Mar 24, 2012. buckeye, Mar 24, 2012. The GEN 2 G19 is pretty much one of the best CCW pistols ever made. Gen 2 vs. Gen 3 Glock 23 I will be purchasing a Glock 23 in the next few days and would like some info on the differences between Gen 2 and Gen 3 Glocks. Glock 23 and 22 problems. The Glock Universal Rail. Glock updated their design again in 1998 and 3rd Generation (Gen 3) pistols have an accessory rail along with finger grooves and a … This means that the Glock 19 Gen 3 … I carried a Gen 2 for two decades and had a Gen 3. Interesting you brought up the middle finger callous. IF i could have a generation 2 SF frame i would CRAP myself in joy. Sale of this weapon is only limited to your local laws. The two main differences between the generations are the guide rod/spring and the hand grip. Advice appreciated. I couldn't help but notice that nowadays, everyone's trying to find Gen 2 Glock 17s and 19s. I believe that a Gen 3 gun will be a more accurate, better-fitting Glock (but I'm not impuigning the accuracy of the previous generation Glocks).Best, Jon. The Gen3 has seen probably over 10k rounds without malfunction. I have a pair of Gen 2 19s. They DO fit my hand better than the Gen 3, with the exception of the semicircular cutout at the bottom of the front strap. 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